Wednesday November 25, 2020

The state of our semi-states

As Irish consumers bask in the glow of festive lights, count their Christmas cards and book flights on the internet, semi-state bosses at the ESB, An Post and Aer Lingus are gearing up for major changes in 2005.

1st January, 2005

As Irish consumers bask in the glow of festive lights, count their Christmas cards and book flights on the internet, semi-state bosses at the ESB, An Post and Aer Lingus are gearing up for major changes in 2005.

The cold blast of private sector competition swept through the corridors of the once cosy semi-state monopolies last year, and this year is expected to bring even more radical change.

With European Union rules bearing down on the...

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